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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Friday, 18 April 2014

1748  On this day in history joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on this day in history.  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.  

1778  On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on this day in history.  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

1805  On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on this day in history.  

1811  Judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6] on this day in history.  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On this day in history robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  George B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal on this day in history.  

1836  Cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician on this day in history.  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  On this day in history first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie) on this day in history.  

1860  James Wilson, politician on this day in history.  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on this day in history.  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on this day in history.  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on this day in history.  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  On this day in history birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  On this day in history louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies  

1180  On this day in history guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  On this day in history death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)